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Marion Barber III

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NFL | Marion Barber arrested

Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:49:46 -0700

Retired RB Marion Barber III was arrested in Texas Sunday, June 15, but it is not known what he has been charged with. The police are holding Barber for mental detention and observation.

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Bears | Marion Barber retires

Fri, 23 Mar 2012 11:30:39 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III has decided to retire from professional football.

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Bears | Could release Marion Barber

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 11:04:54 -0800

The Chicago Bears could consider releasing RB Marion Barber III because he is scheduled to make $1.9 million next season.

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Bears | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 01 Jan 2012 08:58:20 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared TE Andre P. Smith, DL Corey Wootton, DL Jordan Miller, OG Levi Horn, OL Mansfield Wrotto, RB Marion Barber III, QB Nathan Enderle inactive for Week 17.

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Bears | Marion Barber doubtful

Fri, 30 Dec 2011 12:51:38 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 30. He is listed as doubtful for Week 17 and is not expected to play.

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Bears | Marion Barber does not practice

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 16:46:02 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 29.

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Bears | Marion Barber misses practice

Wed, 28 Dec 2011 15:16:37 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.

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Bears | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 25 Dec 2011 16:50:50 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared TE Andre P. Smith, DL Anthony Adams, QB Jay Cutler, OG Levi Horn, RB Marion Barber III, RB Matt Forte, QB Nathan Enderle inactive for Week 16.

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Bears | Marion Barber doubtful

Fri, 23 Dec 2011 11:48:37 -0800

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) is being listed as doubtful for Week 16 after missing practice Friday, Dec. 23.

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Bears | Marion Barber not expected to play

Fri, 23 Dec 2011 10:11:59 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) is not expected to play in Week 16 versus the Green Bay Packers, according to a league source. As a result, RB Kahlil Bell is expected to start as the tailback.

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Bears | Marion Barber could return Friday

Thu, 22 Dec 2011 15:29:02 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith is hoping that RB Marion Barber III (calf) can return to practice Friday, Dec. 23.

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Bears | Marion Barber misses practice

Thu, 22 Dec 2011 15:11:22 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 22.

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Bears | Marion Barbers sits out practice

Wed, 21 Dec 2011 14:32:38 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 21.

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Bears | Fine coming for Marion Barber

Wed, 14 Dec 2011 15:22:35 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III is expected to be fined after refusing to talk to reporters again after practice Wednesday, Dec. 14.

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Bears | Boneheaded plays spoil day for Marion Barber

Sun, 11 Dec 2011 18:03:02 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III had 27 carries for 108 yards and a touchdown in Week 14 against the Denver Broncos. That was the good news. However, he went out of bounds to save time on the clock for the Broncos in the fourth quarter, and he also had a costly fumble late in the game to help the Broncos to a win.

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Bears | Not expected to add a RB

Mon, 05 Dec 2011 06:27:15 -0800

The Chicago Bears are not expected to make a move outside the organization at running back after RB Matt Forte (knee) suffered a knee injury in Week 13. RB Marion Barber III was strong in relief of Forte, with 40 yards on 10 carries in the first half, and RB Kahlil Bell created a scoring opportunity with a 26-yard run in the second half.

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Bears | Marion Barber outshines Matt Forte in Week 12

Sun, 27 Nov 2011 18:31:32 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III had 10 carries for a team-high 63 yards in Week 12 against the Oakland Raiders. Meanwhile, RB Matt Forte ended up with 12 totes for 59 yards, and he finished with six receptions for 25 yards.

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Bears | Marion Barber could get bigger role

Sat, 26 Nov 2011 13:38:20 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III has had success running between the tackles in recent weeks and could receive a bigger role in the offense moving forward.

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Bears | Marion Barber finds end zone

Sun, 20 Nov 2011 21:27:14 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III carried seven times for 25 yards and a touchdown in Week 11 against the San Diego Chargers. Barber has managed five rushing touchdowns in seven games this season, and he has at least seven rush attempts in each of his past five games.

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Bears | Marion Barber spins wheels in Week 10

Sun, 13 Nov 2011 17:36:14 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III had 13 carries in Week 10 against the Detroit Lions, but he managed just 27 yards. He did not have any receptions.

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Bears | Marion Barber might see bigger role

Sat, 12 Nov 2011 19:25:48 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III has five career rushing touchdowns in five games against the Detroit Lions, the team's Week 10 opponent. He might be in line for another scoring opportunity Sunday, Nov. 13. He also might play a key role for the team down the stretch, especially when the weather turns foul and the team needs to pick up tough yards against the elements.

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Bears | Marion Barber returns

Mon, 03 Oct 2011 12:37:33 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) put up 17 rushing yards on five carries and added a three-yard touchdown in his first game of the season against the Carolina Panthers in Week 4. "We've been wanting to have this group together," head coach Lovie Smith said. "We saw what it could look like in training camp, which is pretty good. Matt Forte is a great player. But you need a relief hitter, a solid backup to come in and give you tough yards. That's what Marion did for us (Sunday) and hopefully we'll keep that combination going."

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Bears | Four listed as probable

Fri, 30 Sep 2011 14:13:37 -0700

Chicago Bears RBs Kahlil Bell (back) and Marion Barber III (calf), FS Major Wright (head) and LS Patrick Mannelly (hip) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 30. They are listed as probable for Week 4 and are expected to play.

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Bears | Three practice

Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:14:26 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), S Patrick Mannelly (hip) and S Major Wright (head, neck) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 29.

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Bears | Three practice

Wed, 28 Sep 2011 15:01:41 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), S Chris Harris (hamstring) and S Major Wright (head, neck) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 28.

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Bears | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 12:33:11 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared SS Chris Harris, DL Corey Wootton, OT Gabe Carimi, FS Major Wright, RB Marion Barber III, DL Stephen Paea inactive for Week 3.

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Bears | Four players expected to play

Fri, 23 Sep 2011 14:21:34 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), WR Roy Williams (groin), OG Lance Louis (ankle) and SS Chris Harris (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are all listed as questionable for Week 3 but are expected to play.

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Bears | Three limited

Thu, 22 Sep 2011 13:29:50 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), S Chris Harris (hamstring) and OG Lance Louis (ankle) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 22.

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Bears | Four limited

Wed, 21 Sep 2011 14:20:30 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), S Chris Harris (hamstring), OG Lance Louis (ankle) and WR Roy Williams (groin) were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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Bears | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 18 Sep 2011 08:52:23 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared SS Chris Harris, DL Corey Wootton, OG Lance Louis, RB Marion Barber III, QB Nathan Enderle, WR Roy Williams, DL Stephen Paea inactive for Week 2.

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Bears | Three not expected to play Week 2

Fri, 16 Sep 2011 13:48:36 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), OG Lance Louis (ankle) and SS Chris Harris (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 16. All three are listed as doubtful for Week 2 and are not expected to play.

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Bears | Marion Barber out for Week 2

Fri, 16 Sep 2011 07:28:01 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) will not play in the team's Week 2 game, according to a league source. Barber was held out of practice Thursday, Sept. 15, after returning to limited action Wednesday, Sept. 14. Barber felt some soreness in his injured calf after returning to practice.

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Bears | Three miss practice

Thu, 15 Sep 2011 13:43:03 -0700

Chicago Bears S Chris Harris (hamstring), OG Lance Louis (ankle) and RB Marion Barber III (groin) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 15.

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Bears | Three limited during practice

Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:33:56 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), LB Lance Briggs (knee) and CB Zackary Bowman (hamstring) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 14.

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Bears | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 11 Sep 2011 08:53:25 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared DL Corey Wootton, OG Edwin Williams, DL Mario Addison, RB Marion Barber III, QB Nathan Enderle, WR Sam Hurd, DL Stephen Paea inactive for Week 1.

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Bears | Marion Barber to sit out Week 1

Fri, 09 Sep 2011 15:58:58 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 9, and has been ruled out for Week 1.

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Bears | Marion Barber misses practice

Thu, 08 Sep 2011 15:14:14 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 8.

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Bears | Marion Barber out for Week 1

Thu, 08 Sep 2011 09:02:52 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) will be held out of the team's Week 1 game with a calf injury, according to a league source. RB Kahlil Bell will serve as the backup to RB Matt Forte.

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Bears | Marion Barber unlikely to play

Wed, 07 Sep 2011 17:35:58 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 7, and is unlikely to play in Week 1 against the Atlanta Falcons. "We're running out of time a little bit for Marion," head coach Lovie Smith said. "But he's feeling a little better. So hopefully we'll be able to get him on the field before long."

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Bears | Marion Barber sits out practice

Wed, 07 Sep 2011 14:56:42 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 7.

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Bears | Chester Taylor released

Sat, 03 Sep 2011 10:56:25 -0700

The Chicago Bears have release veteran RB Chester Taylor. Head coach Lovie Smith previously told Taylor that he was no longer in the team's plans because of the strong play by RB Marion Barber III.

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Bears | Several players to miss preseason finale

Thu, 01 Sep 2011 07:51:50 -0700

Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith confirmed that none of the injured players will play in the team's preseason finale. That includes LB Lance Briggs (knee), DL Anthony Adams (calf), RB Marion Barber III (calf), DE Corey Wootton (knee), WR Sam Hurd (ankle) and TE Desmond Clark (knee).

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Bears | Eight players miss practice

Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:19:47 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), WRs Sam Hurd (ankle) and Devin Hester (undisclosed), TE Desmond Clark (knee) and Kellen Davis (back), DE Corey Wootton (knee), DT Anthony Adams (calf) and LB Lance Briggs (knee) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 29.

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Bears | Marion Barber injures calf

Sat, 27 Aug 2011 19:42:50 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf) left the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 27, against the Tennessee Titans due to a calf injury in the second quarter.

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Bears | Marion Barber gets plenty of work

Mon, 22 Aug 2011 21:04:52 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III had a game-high 13 carries for 49 yards in the preseason game Monday, Aug. 22, against the New York Giants. Barber also added five receptions for 31 yards.

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Bears | Marion Barber solid in team debut

Sat, 13 Aug 2011 22:38:51 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III saw seven carries for 45 yards in his preseason debut Saturday, Aug. 13, against the Buffalo Bills.

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Bears | Chester Taylor not worried about Marion Barber addition

Sun, 31 Jul 2011 10:33:22 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Chester Taylor isn't worried the team added RB Marion Barber III to the mix. "I just feel like they added more depth in the backfield," Taylor said. Taylor is set to make $1.25 million in salary this year and is coming off a disappointing season where he averaged just 2.4 yards per carry and gained 267 yards rushing.

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Bears | More on Marion Barber signing

Sat, 30 Jul 2011 18:49:53 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Chicago Bears signed RB Marion Barber III to a two-year, $5 million contract Saturday, July 30.

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Bears | Marion Barber signs two-year deal

Sat, 30 Jul 2011 18:13:23 -0700

The Chicago Bears agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free-agent RB Marion Barber III (Cowboys) Saturday, July 30.

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Cowboys | Nine released

Thu, 28 Jul 2011 15:26:01 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys released RB Marion Barber III, WR Troy Bergeron, OT Robert Brewster, OG Travis Bright, PK Kris Brown, OT Marc Colombo, OG Leonard Davis, LB Kelvin Smith and WR Roy Williams Thursday, July 28.

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